World Winners 2016


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It is with great pleasure that we announce the World winners of the 23rd World Travel Awards™.

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World's Leading Adventure Tour OperatorMantis Extreme
World's Leading Adventure Tourism DestinationChile
World's Leading Air Travel Service ProviderSwissport
World's Leading AirlineEtihad Airways
World's Leading Airline - Business ClassHainan Airlines
World's Leading Airline - Economy ClassOman Air
World's Leading Airline - First ClassEtihad Airways
World's Leading Airline AllianceOneworld
World's Leading Airline Inflight EntertainmentHainan Airlines
World's Leading Airline Rewards ProgrammeEmirates - Skywards
World's Leading Airline to the Indian OceanSriLankan Airlines
World's Leading AirportChangi Airport, Singapore
World's Leading Airport HotelAirways Hotel Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
World's Leading Airport Lounge - Business ClassThe Emirates Lounge – Dubai International Airport, UAE
World's Leading Airport Lounge - First ClassGVK Lounge by TFS Performa @ Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai, India
World's Leading Airport ResortHulhule Island Hotel, Maldives
World's Leading All Suite HotelTower Club at Lebua, Thailand
World's Leading All-Inclusive CompanySandals Resorts International
World's Leading All-Inclusive Family Resort BrandBeaches Resorts
World's Leading All-Inclusive ResortSandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island, The Bahamas
World's Leading Apartment HotelJA Oasis Beach Tower, Dubai, UAE
World's Leading Beach & Casino ResortMazagan Beach & Golf Resort, Morocco
World's Leading Beach & Spa ResortLe Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai
World's Leading Beach DestinationMaldives
World's Leading Beach ResortAndilana Beach Resort, Madagascar
World's Leading Boutique All Suite HotelHotel Les Ottomans, Turkey
World's Leading Boutique CruiseFour Seasons Explorer, Maldives
World's Leading Boutique HotelSaxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, South Africa
World's Leading Boutique Hotel BrandSmall Luxury Hotels of the World
World's Leading Boutique ResortCharming Luxury Lodge & Private Spa, Argentina
World's Leading Boutique Villa ResortAnantara Veli Maldives Resort
World's Leading Budget Hotel BrandCitymax Hotels
World's Leading Business & Conference HotelAl Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
World's Leading Business Car Rental CompanySixt
World's Leading Business HotelGrosvenor House Dubai, United Arab Emirates
World's Leading Business Hotel BrandRotana Hotels
World's Leading Business Travel AgencyAmerican Express
World's Leading Business Travel DestinationNew York City, USA
World's Leading Cabin CrewHainan Airlines
World's Leading Car Rental CompanyHertz
World's Leading Caribbean Attraction CompanyIsland Routes Caribbean Adventures
World's Leading Casino ResortWynn Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
World's Leading Charter AirlineThomas Cook Airlines
World's Leading City Break DestinationHong Kong
World's Leading City HotelGrosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel, England
World's Leading City Tourist BoardMiami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority
World's Leading Classic HotelDukes Hotel, England
World's Leading Conference HotelThe St. Regis Doha, Qatar
World's Leading Conservation CompanyParques de Sintra - Monte da Lua, Portugal
World's Leading Corporate Hotel BrandMillennium & Copthorne
World's Leading Corporate ResortBeach Rotana, Abu Dhabi
World's Leading Cruise BrandRoyal Caribbean International
World's Leading Cruise DestinationJamaica
World's Leading Cruise LineNorwegian Cruise Line
World's Leading Cruise PortMina Rashid, Dubai
World's Leading Cruise Travel AgentCruise.co.uk
World's Leading Culinary DestinationPeru
World's Leading Cultural City DestinationSaint Petersburg, Russia
World's Leading Desert ResortBab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
World's Leading Design HotelArmani Hotel Dubai, UAE
World's Leading DestinationDubai, United Arab Emirates
World's Leading Destination Management CompanyKuoni Destination Management
World's Leading Dive DestinationMaldives
World's Leading Dive ResortConstance Moofushi, Maldives
World's Leading Eco-LodgeShamwari Game Reserve - Eagles Crag Lodge, South Africa
World's Leading Entertainment ResortForte Village Resort, Italy
World's Leading Entertainment Resort BrandAll-Inclusive Hard Rock Hotels
World's Leading Excellence Inflight ServiceHainan Airlines
World's Leading Exclusive Private IslandThanda Island, Tanzania
World's Leading Exclusive RetreatLake Kora, New York, USA
World's Leading Executive Club LoungeClub Lounge @ The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong
World's Leading Experiential Luxury PropertyAnnandale, New Zealand
World's Leading Extreme AdventureBear Grylls Survival Academy
World's Leading Family ResortJA Jebel Ali Golf Resort, Dubai
World's Leading Ferry OperatorDFDS Seaways
World's Leading Festival & Event DestinationDubai, United Arab Emirates
World's Leading Fine Dining Hotel RestaurantLuke Dale Roberts X the Saxon, South Africa
World's Leading Fully Integrated ResortCornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa, Turkey
World's Leading Green Cruise LineMSC Cruises
World's Leading Green DestinationEcuador
World's Leading Green HotelFinch Bay Eco Hotel, Ecuador
World's Leading Green ResortAnantara Hua Hin Resort, Thailand
World's Leading Green Tour OperatorKuoni
World's Leading Green Transport Solution CompanyEuropcar
World's Leading Heritage HotelCiragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul, Turkey
World's Leading Honeymoon DestinationSeychelles
World's Leading Honeymoon ResortJW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa, Italy
World's Leading Hospitality CompanyKatara Hospitality
World's Leading HotelJumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
World's Leading Hotel AllianceLeading Hotels of the World
World's Leading Hotel Beach VillasBeachfront Villas @ One&Only The Palm, Dubai
World's Leading Hotel BrandInterContinental Hotels & Resorts
World's Leading Hotel Dining & Entertainment ExperienceThe Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel
World's Leading Hotel Loyalty ProgrammeMarriott Rewards
World's Leading Hotel PenthouseRoyal Penthouse Suite @ Al Faisaliah Suites, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
World's Leading Hotel ResidencesW Doha Hotel & Residences, Qatar
World's Leading Hotel Service AwardSofitel Dubai Downtown, United Arab Emirates
World's Leading Hotel SuiteThe Katara Suite @ Excelsior Hotel Gallia, Italy
World's Leading Ice HotelICEHOTEL, Sweden
World's Leading In-house Hotel MagazineUniq, Forte Village Magazine
World's Leading Inflight ServiceAirAsia
World's Leading Integrated New DevelopmentMall of Qatar
World's Leading Integrated Tourism GroupHNA Tourism Group
World's Leading Island DestinationMadeira Islands
World's Leading Island ResortPullman Timi Ama Sardegna, Italy
World's Leading Island VillasThe Villas at AYANA Resort and Spa Bali, Indonesia
World's Leading Landmark HotelThe Peninsula Paris, France
World's Leading Landmark ResortAtlantis The Palm, Dubai, UAE
World's Leading Large Ship Cruise LineNorwegian Cruise Line
World's Leading Lifestyle HotelHotel Indigo Lower East Side New York
World's Leading Lifestyle ResortRixos The Palm Dubai Hotel
World's Leading Low-Cost AirlineAirAsia
World's Leading Luxury All Suite HotelBurj Al Arab Jumeirah, United Arab Emirates
World's Leading Luxury Beach ResortEmirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, UAE
World's Leading Luxury Boutique Hotels CollectionMantis Collection
World's Leading Luxury Business HotelInterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong
World's Leading Luxury Car Rental CompanySixt Luxury Cars
World's Leading Luxury Chauffeur ServiceSixt Limousine Service
World's Leading Luxury City ResortRome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Italy
World's Leading Luxury Dry HotelAngel’s Marmaris, Turkey
World's Leading Luxury Family ResortForte Village Resort, Italy
World's Leading Luxury Flight Services ProviderRoyal Jet
World's Leading Luxury Green ResortVila Vita Parc, Portugal
World's Leading Luxury HotelBurj Al Arab Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE
World's Leading Luxury Hotel ApartmentsSofitel Dubai The Palm Luxury Apartments
World's Leading Luxury Hotel BrandOberoi Hotels & Resorts
World's Leading Luxury Hotel PenthouseSuperior 4 Bedroom Penthouse @ Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah, United Arab Emirates
World's Leading Luxury Hotel VillaIan Fleming Villa @ GoldenEye, Jamaica
World's Leading Luxury Island ResortMaradiva Villas Resort & Spa, Mauritius
World's Leading Luxury Island VillasTe Manava Luxury Villas & Spa, Cook Islands
World's Leading Luxury Leisure ResortConrad Algarve, Portugal
World's Leading Luxury LodgeSingita Sasakwa Lodge, Tanzania
World's Leading Luxury ResortInterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, Vietnam
World's Leading Luxury Safari CompanyTwiga Tours
World's Leading Luxury Sailing Cruise CompanyWindstar Cruises
World's Leading Luxury Sports and Villa ResortCasa de Campo, Dominican Republic
World's Leading Luxury Suites HotelAl Faisaliah Suites, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
World's Leading Luxury Tour OperatorNirvana Travel & Tourism
World's Leading Luxury TrainMaharajas’ Express
World's Leading Luxury Villa ResortZaya Nurai Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE
World's Leading Medical Wellness & Spa OperatorVAMED Vitality World
World's Leading Meetings & Conference CentreQatar National Convention Centre
World's Leading Meetings & Conference DestinationLas Vegas, Nevada, USA
World's Leading Meetings & Conference HotelOne World Hotel, Malaysia
World's Leading MICE HotelMadinat Jumeirah, Dubai
World's Leading MICE ResortHabtoor Grand Resort, Autograph Collection, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
World's Leading Most Efficient Low-Cost AirlineWest Air
World's Leading New HotelThe St. Regis Dubai
World's Leading New Island ResortMeliá Braco Village, Jamaica
World's Leading New ResortaaaVeee Nature's Paradise, Maldives
World's Leading Online Travel AgencyRovia
World's Leading Palace HotelThe Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
World's Leading Personality for Outstanding Services to TravelHon. Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism, Jamaica
World's Leading Polar Expedition OperatorWhite Desert
World's Leading Private Game ReserveShambala Private Reserve, South Africa
World's Leading Private Island ResortCOMO Cocoa Island, Maldives
World's Leading Private Jet CharterDeer Jet
World's Leading ResortForte Village Resort, Italy
World's Leading Resort BrandMeliá Hotels & Resorts
World's Leading Resort ResidencesRoyal Residences @ Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, United Arab Emirates
World's Leading RetreatGaia Retreat & Spa, Australia
World's Leading River Cruise CompanyAmerican Cruise Lines
World's Leading Safari DestinationKenya
World's Leading Safari LodgeThanda Safari, South Africa
World's Leading Safari ResortLegend Golf & Safari Resort, South Africa
World's Leading Seaplane OperatorSeaborne Airlines
World's Leading Serviced Apartment BrandFrasers Hospitality
World's Leading Serviced ApartmentsFraser Suites Kensington, England
World's Leading Shopping MallThe Dubai Mall, Dubai
World's Leading Shopping Mall HotelKempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates Dubai, UAE
World's Leading Small Ships Cruise LineAmerican Cruise Lines
World's Leading Specialist Cruise LineVoyages of Discovery
World's Leading Sports AcademyForte Village Resort, Italy
World's Leading Sports ResortThe Meydan Hotel, Dubai
World's Leading Sports Tourism DestinationAbu Dhabi, UAE
World's Leading Sustainable Tourism DestinationSir Bani Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE
World's Leading Themed HotelChimelong Hengqin Bay Hotel, China
World's Leading Tour OperatorTUI Group
World's Leading Tourism Development ProjectYas Island, Abu Dhabi
World's Leading Tourist AttractionTitanic Belfast, Northern Ireland
World's Leading Tourist BoardHong Kong Tourism Board
World's Leading Travel AgencyRegency Travel & Tours, Qatar
World's Leading Travel ClubDreamTrips
World's Leading Travel Management CompanyFCM Travel Solutions
World's Leading Underwater Hotel RestaurantSea @ Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas
World's Leading Villa CollectionMantis Owners Collection
World's Leading Villa ResortRound Hill Hotel & Villas, Jamaica
World's Leading Water Villa ResortSun Aqua Vilu Reef, Maldives
World's Leading Wedding DestinationJamaica
World's Leading Wedding ResortInterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort, Thailand
World's Leading Wellness HotelGrand Hotel Lienz, Austria
World's Most Romantic ResortBaros Maldives
World's Responsible Tourism AwardAbu Dhabi Falcon Hospital
World's Ultimate Service Award in HospitalityRosewood Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
World Travel Awards Tourism Pioneer (Aviation)Trans Maldivian Airways / Mr A.U.M Fawzy, CEO
World Travel Awards Tourism Pioneer (Hotels & Resorts)Sun Siyam Resorts / Hon. Dr. Ahmed Siyam Mohamed, Chairman & Managing Director

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